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Hip joint of 1 leg painful n inflamed after riding bike. Electric shock sensation down leg when doing certain yoga poses. Why? Will celebrex help?

Hip joint of 1 leg painful n inflamed after riding bike. Electric shock sensation down leg when doing certain yoga poses. Why? Will celebrex help?

May be pinched nerve: Two strong possibilities: 1) pinched nerve of the the low back 2) hip osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis of the hip is a result of wear & tear. This can be diagnosed by x-ray. Celebrex is an anti-inflammatory med & could help. The electric shock sensation could be a radiculopathy, aka "pinched nerve" in, or "sciatica." Celebrex could help, as could physical therapy, or an epidural steroid injection. ...Read more

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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more

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Electric shock feeling in legs, pregnant?

Electric shock feeling in legs, pregnant?

Electric shock: Feelings in the legs is not an indicator of pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
Once
Wear support stockings
Daily
Check cholesterol medications
Once
Exercise
30 Min, Daily, forever
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What does it mean when you feel an electric shock in your leg?

What does it mean when you feel an electric shock in your leg?

PINCHED NERVE??: Above most likely. Especially if radiates and usually intermittent. Course of electric shock can help locate orinin of pinched nerve. Pcp or neurologist in order to help better define location and if true cause. Emg and ncv very helpful. ...Read more

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I have pain that does not hurt but feels like electric shock running down my leg. It is in the shin area started narrow down the leg now it is widenin?

I have pain that does not hurt but feels like electric shock running down my leg. It is in the shin area started narrow down the leg now it is widenin?

Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Have your iron level checked
Once
Take medication as prescribed
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Reduce caffeine intake
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Quit smoking
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I have been having an electric shock sensation in my leg the calf what is that ?

I have been having an electric shock sensation in my leg the calf what is that ?

Sciatica: I bit more information might be helpful. Weakness? Numbness? Tingling? Trauma? It might be caused by a disc (nerve compression). ...Read more

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is there a cure for electric shocks in the leg due to pinched nerves?

 is there a cure for electric shocks in the leg  due to pinched nerves?

Sure: unpinch the nerves electric shocks from peripheral neuropathies are frequently incurable but compression neuropathies and associated dysesthesias are very curable ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

Take a hot bath
once every night
Exercise
daily
Massage
weekly
Avoid caffeine
daily
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I feel electric shock sensation on upper left leg. No pain, just electric shock feeling. No injuries or back problem. What this could be?

I feel electric shock sensation on upper left leg. No pain, just electric shock feeling. No injuries or back problem. What this could be?

Nerve pain: nerves can get irritated, without any antecedent event. It can be your belt, tight pants, sitting too long, the way you drive..usually nothing to worry about. singular pain is local in nature. try stretching and add magnesium to your supplements.. 250-500 mg ...Read more

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